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Sturges and early Quakerism

Elizabeth Sturge

Sturges and early Quakerism

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Published by E. Sturges?] in [Bristol, England? .
Written in English

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StatementElizabeth Sturge.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2004/02993 (B)
The Physical Object
Pagination35 p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL930227M
LC Control Number95230329

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Sturges and early Quakerism by Elizabeth Sturge Download PDF EPUB FB2

Based on wide-ranging research in sources both Quaker and non-Quaker and fully in dialogue with the scholarship on Quakerism, Dissent, Stuart England, and the early Atlantic world, this book is one of the most welcome, and important, works on Quaker history to appear in the twenty-first century.” —Thomas D.

Hamm, author of The. On his mother's side was a strong Quakerism derived from the family of Quakers named Sturge about whom a book was written in entitled The Sturges of Early Quakerism. His father, Thomas Armstrong, and his mother, Margaret, christened their first child Alfred James.

This baby was to live only twenty-four hours and, when. Militant Seedbeds Of Early Quakerism by David Boulton Published No book (including the Bible), no sermon, no ministry had any authority except in so far as it confirmed what the reader or hearer knew and understood “experimentally”.

At a stroke, this undercut all academic, expert and learned authority, as well as all processes of. The Liturgies of Quakerism explores the nature of liturgy within a form of worship based in silence.

Tracing the original seventeenth century Quakers' understanding of the 'liturgy of silence', and what for them replaced the outward forms used in other parts of Christianity, this book explains how early Quaker understandings of 'time', 'history', and 'apocalyptic' led to an inward liturgical by: 7.

A chapter on early Friends and Judaism perhaps must wait for a more thematic treatment, though Quaker attitudes to Jews might have been part of the treatments of Fell, Fox, and Penington, at least. Friends theology of government is a rich vein to mine, as is the whole subject of Quakerism and nature.

Plenty of work ahead. A Retrospect of Early Quakerism Hardcover – by Ezra Michener (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Hardcover, $ $ — Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Hardcover $Author: Ezra Michener.

This book provides the most comprehensive theological analysis to date of the work of early Quaker leaders. Spanning the first seventy years of the Quaker movement to the beginning of its formalization, Early Quakers and their Theological Thought examines in depth the lives and writings of sixteen prominent figures.

Quakers were also earlyQuakers in Philadelphia were ordered to stop buying and selling slaves. By the s, all Quakers were barred from owning slaves.

Converts to Quakerism sometimes had non-Quaker spouses, but Friends married only within their own religious community. As the Religious Society of Friends turned inward in the s, disownments over marrying out of meeting were frequent.

Couples who were disowned could continue to worship with Friends and, with repentance, regain membership. (Currently in print is the version edited by John Nickalls-other editions can be found in libraries.

Considered by many to be the founder of Quakerism, Fox provides an account in his journal of his experiences during the early years of the movement.) - version available online in downloadable pdf format from Google Books.

thought-world of early nineteenth-century Quakerism. One theme is the importance of trans-Atlantic religious traffic. Elias Hicks, the Long Island farn1er, was the supreme bugbear of the Evangelicals in England as much as in America. On the other hand, an English tour by the American Evangelical Elisha Bates in the early s.

Early Quakerism tolerated boisterous behaviour that challenged conventional etiquette, but bythey no longer supported disruptive and unruly behaviour. During the 18th century, Quakers entered the Quietist period in the history of their church, becoming more inward-looking spiritually and less active in converting others.

The Quakers: A Very Short Introduction charts the history of Quakerism and its present-day diversity, and outlines its approach to worship, belief, theology and language, and ecumenism. It explains the origins of the Quakers: how they emerged from the social unrest. A retrospect of early Quakerism, being extracts from the records of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and the meetings composing it to which is prefixed an account of their first establishment.

This edition published in by T. Ellwood Zell in Philadelphia. The Religious Society of Friends began as a movement in England in the midth century in s are informally known as Quakers, as they were said "to tremble in the way of the Lord".The movement in its early days faced strong opposition and persecution, but it continued to expand across the British Isles and then in the Americas and Africa.

M ention the Quakers, and often the image that springs to mind is the face of porridge oats: a white-haired man in a wide-brimmed hat. Modern Quakerism. COVID Resources.

Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Liturgies of Quakerism explores the nature of liturgy within a form of worship based in silence. Tracing the original seventeenth century Quakers' understanding of the 'liturgy of silence', and what for them replaced the outward forms used in other parts of Christianity, this book explains how early Quaker understandings of 'time', 'history', and 'apocalyptic' led to an inward liturgical form.4/5(1).

First Among Friends: George Fox and the Creation of Quakerism, by H. Larry Ingle, Oxford University Press, George Fox and the Quakers, by Cecil Sharman, Friends United Press, Early Quaker Women. Margaret Fell and the Rise of Quakerism, by Bonnelyn Young.

Synopsis “Better fanatic follies than to lie Cold and unmoved in starched propriety.” In its older usage, the word enthusiasm meant possession by deity with resulting prophetic or poetic frenzy.

These essays, on moral, didactic, emotional, and spiritual enthusiasm, represent the substance of six lectures delivered in at Woodbrooke, in the Selly Oak Colleges, Birmingham, U.K. 96 pages. The Liturgies of Quakerism explores the nature of liturgy within a form of worship based in silence.

Tracing the original seventeenth century Quakers' understanding of the 'liturgy of silence', and what for them replaced the outward forms used in other parts of Christianity, this book explains how early Quaker understandings of 'time', 'history', and 'apocalyptic' led to an inward liturgical s: 3.

Early History of the Sturges family. This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sturges research. Another 66 words (5 lines of text) covering the year is included under the topic Early Sturges History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

In the early 19th Century, a fresh evangelical zeal took hold across many Christian denominations, including Quakers. Additionally, global communications were beginning, so Quakers became more conscious of areas past Europe and North America. These two factors drove Quakers (and many other denominations) to re-enter the mission realm.

Quakers. Summary. An English religious sect prominent ca. known for their radical social theology of the period.

The Quakers had a major impact on English society during the Interregnum, and the Commonwealth. Get this from a library. The liturgies of Quakerism. [Pink Dandelion] -- The earliest Quakers were convinced that they were living as the vanguard of an inward second coming of Christ.

This volume considers the nature of Quaker liturgy and how it has changed since then. The story of Caleb Sturge and his eccentric behaviour is well-known amongst family members as a result of Elizabeth Sturge’s recording his tale in her book, “The Sturges and Early Quakerism.” However there are other details of his life to be found in the ancient records preserved in public archives.

While Quakerism started in England and quickly spread the the American colonies, today the majority of Quakers are from Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, and Boliva. In terms of theology and practice: there are Quakers (unprogrammed) who still worship in silence, with no clergy presiding over the service but instead, attenders wait for the Spirit to.

Quaker Religious Thought is published by the Quaker Theological Discussion Group. See our Subscribe page to purchase individual copies, all back issues, or subscribe to QRT. All issues of Quaker Religious Thought are available digitally online 18 months after publication via the Digital Commons at George Fox University.

QRT back issues:#1 () "The. A Portraiture of Quakerism, taken from a View of the Moral Education, Discipline, peculiar Customs, Religious Principles, Political & Civil Economy, & Character of the Society of Friends, 3 Vols,by Thomas Clarkson.

A review with excerpts. A rare original article from the British Critic, by Jeffrey, Francis. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now.

('The Early Quakers in Wales', Hercules Phillips, ) Previously an elder of the Independent Church at Wrexham, his is the first recorded name in Besse's Book of Sufferings for Wales, compiled in the early 18th century.

Besse relates how John ap John, in. All of the branches, for better or worse, have departed substantially from both the practices and the beliefs of early Quakerism, while retaining or expanding upon those threads of early Quakerism which, in the parlance of Friends, “speak to our condition.”.

William Penn and Early Quakerism | William Penn is justly famous for his part in the political development of colonial America.

Yet he was also one of the leading Quaker theologians of the seventeenth century and the most important translator of Quaker religious thought into social and political reality, and his life and works cannot be fully understood without a knowledge of his religious.

Last Thursday, as part of the Winter series of lectures organised by the Regional History, I delivered an illustrated talk on “The Quaker, William Penn ~ an alternative view of the founder of Pennsylvania”.

Despite the cold and rain there was a good turnout of people (including local Quakers and staff from the American Museum, Claverton Manor, Bath) to hear my talk on role of.

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A reader points out that the Earlham College bookstore has a large section on Quakerism. This book attempts to reason in a very post hoc manner that early Quaker theology is the most applicable of Christian heterodoxies to modern life.

It uses a large amount of pop social science (evolutionary psychology etc) without any firm consideration of how different times, cultures, places etc affect the results.3/5(1). William Penn and Early Quakerism.

In this Book. Additional Information. Melvin Endy goes beyond the political histories, biographies, and histories of Quakerism to provide a comprehensive account of Penn's religious thought, its influence on his political thought and activity, and the significance of his life and thought to the Quaker.

Quakerism is a religious movement begun by George Fox in the 17th century. Quakers believe that all people have access to the inner light of direct communion with God. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

William Penn and early Quakerism. Quakerism in early Nantucket The Society of Friends was the first group to formally organize on the island. This firm commitment was a direct outgrowth of the missionary visits of Friends from off-island, including Thomas Chalkley, a Quaker missionary-merchant from Philadelphia, and John Richardson, a well-known English Friend.

In some ways, Quakerism itself is to blame for the variety of Friends it's bloomed. Founded by George Fox in England during the s, early Quakerism eschewed the creeds, sacraments and.

By the early s, Quakerism was divided into four basic groups: "Hicksites" - This Eastern U.S., liberal branch stressed social reform. "Gurneyites" - Progressive, evangelical, Bible-centered followers of Joseph John Gurney had pastors to lead meetings.Market Street Fellowship - a variety of resources on early Quakerism.

Includes books, e-books, and audio books. Friendly Exchange - "A resource for First Day and Sunday School teachers." Quaker Books and Video; Quaker Art Prints; A Quaker's Witness - material on faith, history, testimonies and other aspects of Friends (by Conrad Lindes).Quakerism begins with a belief in the nearness of God.

That immediacy translates into a life of simplicity, peace, integrity, community, and equality.